12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tourism Industry Of Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tourism Industry Of Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also probably the tastiest and also most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

The dish takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, slim slices of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and also slices of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour and also turmeric and also chili oil, thrown by hand and offered with sides of pickled greens and a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric and squashed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily as well as full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Perhaps one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, typically as a treat, however they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might vary from place to place however this culinary experience remains the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which just sets you back much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most tasty fish ever before. So great that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut pieces.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. Regardless, it is very delicious. The noodles are truly soft as well as doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene too. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter included in a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is fairly entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the initial pot and also repeats numerous times to make certain it is flawlessly mixed. He then fills up a bunch of small mugs and also begins again with another batch as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want extra!

Tea shops are terrific locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea and likewise various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served recipes are deep-fried full-flavored snacks, deep-fried bread offered with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so do not be afraid to try one whenever you most likely to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is a distinct blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down repeatedly up until it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks somehow always include grated coconut. It is basically grated coconut with coconut milk covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly utilized in Thai cuisine. You could additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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